Resources to Fight Bigotry Against Muslims

The horrific attacks on Paris generated disturbing reactions from pundits and politicians. The mayor of Roanoake, Virginia, announced his opposition to accepting refugees citing the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Commentators reminded us of another shameful episode in our nation’s history during the Holocaust when we turned away Jews fleeing death and […]
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University’s Holistic Admissions Policy Critical to Achieve Equal Opportunity for Students, Say 35 Prominent Social Scientists in Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

Amicus brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin says UT admissions policy must be allowed to consider race in order to promote equal educational opportunity for all students OAKLAND, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2015) – The holistic admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin must continue to consider race, or the “educational […]
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Win Lunch with Kelly McCreary of Grey’s Anatomy and Tickets to Jimmy Kimmel Live

We are excited to be bringing you our EJS Annual Gala Online Silent Auction. The Silent Auction is live now and ends on September 9, 2015 at 7 p.m. Pacific Time, when our annual gala program begins. Register as a bidder and preview auction items today! If you would like to share our Silent Auction with […]
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Coalition Urges President Obama to Exonerate Port Chicago Sailors

Originally posted on Friends of Port Chicago National Memorial:
A broad coalition of veterans, religious, civil rights and political groups is calling on President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to exonerate the 50 black sailors convicted of mutiny 71 years ago following the explosion at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine. The diverse coalition…

Julian Bond’s California Roots

The Ku Klux Klan was active in Northern California circa 1980.  Civil rights groups were determined not to let these white supremacists intimidate us so we organized an event in San Francisco and invited Julian Bond to come speak to us. I remember picking up Julian and his wife in my old green MG and […]
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